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in modern history. lisa is digging up details on other bills that congress might consider. lisa? >> reporter: turns out most of very limited. in fact, nearly 20% deal with just a single piece of land or single area. one is called the freedom to fish act. that dealt with two dams in kentucky, the other one, a long one, minuteman missile boundary modification act. it adds a visitor's office and missile silo. how does this add? this is what speaker boehner said last week. >> the american people work hard and they expect their elected representatives to do the same. today the house has passed nearly 150 bills in congress that united states senate has failed to act on. >> so that's a bit of the blame game. we looked at those 1 a bills and it turns out that nearly a third of them went after obama care which of course is a nonstarter with democrats and on the other hand, senate has passed some bills like immigration reform that have crawled to a halt in the house. now congress has passed some major legislation. things like the violence against women act. overall, what is going on here is divided go
congressional leader to grant exceptions to some of his staff. lisa day jordan has been tracking congress's own health care decisions and certainly helped with the story. how is harry reid able to do what he's doing and why is he the only congressional leader that has made this decision? >> he is the only of the top four congressional leaders, the top democrat and republican, both the house and senate to make this exception. why is he able to do it, wolf? well, frankly, it's because of wording in the affordable care act. it's all semantics. look exactly who is required to get on these exchanges. got a graphic here. essentially all members of congress have to go on the exchanges if they want their job-related premium support, the money that comes from the federal government as their employer and also the law says members and congressional staff. it uses just those two words. the question is, who are those designated staff members and frankly, wolf, it is up to each member of congress to determine that for themselves. is my member of staff someone who should qualify for this? and what we've seen
. nick received the personalized cell therapy in may. for a month, john and lisa watched over their son. >> do you remember that moment when they said this appears to be working. >> they came back and said we don't see any leukemia cells and so that was the point of -- i think this is working. i think we're definitely headed down the right path. >> exactly how the treatment works is complicated, but nick is pretty good at explaining it, actually. >> they took out t-cells out of my body and then they engineered them to track down the cancer cells and kill them off. >> did they get them? >> i hope so. upon i'm feeling good now, so i think they did pretty well. >> watch as this gray cancer-killing zealot left attacks the green cancer cell which gets smaller and eventually dies. upon. >> doctors tried this in 59 patients. 25 are now cancer-free. >> our hopes are that eventually we'll, you know, he will be cured that he can kind of put aside this and start moving forward. >> i just want him to be able to enjoy a normal kid's life. >> his biggest thing right now is he is looking forward to ge
. awesomesauce! huh! my twin sister always says that. wait...lisa? julie?! you sound really different on the phone. do i sound pleasant? for once in your life you sound very pleasant. at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. free fico® credit score. get the it card at discover.com. but then it goes to the closet...to die. so try glow unstopables. they fill your closet with scents so fresh they last for 12 weeks! [ male announcer ] unstopables. america's best scent booster. >>> they're being called generation stress, american teen-agers feeling so much more pressure than their parents did when their parents were young. a survey found 38% of parents found their kids in high school reported experiencing what they described as a lot of stress. cnn's kelly wallace talked with two families to get their opinions on the pressures facing teens today. >> i sometimes push myself to almost the breaking point, and they're always telling me, oh, take a break, you need to relax, you need to live a little. but i say no. >> reporter: you're preparing for your high school tests, you have your a
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that disastrous launch. lisa, we know the white house is giving itself a passing grade but they are also saying the work's not finished. you tell me what's left. >> i will tell you this. i just got off the phone with the conference call that health and human services, cms, holds regularly on the update. or on this website. they didn't say what problems are left but did say that it is not yet perfect and it sounds like one of the issues is they have not yet released numbers for where the errors are. they also seem to be dealing with an issue called the 834s. that's a really important number because what that means is when people signed up and thought they had enrolled, you know, got the official recognition, those enrollments weren't all going to the insurance companies. that's the 834 process. so while today, hhs is saying they have fixed that process and enrollees are getting all the way through, insurance companies are getting the notice, here's the thing. if you signed up before today, before this fix was put in place, hhs is saying you need to call your insurors and make sure you, in fact,
be confident that adt is always there for you. hey, lisa. is that the delivery we've been waiting for? [ male announcer ] and now you can get adt monthly service for your business starting at less than $2 a day. [ woman ] i love the convenience of adt. i can finally be in two places at once. [ male announcer ] call today to get adt for less than $2 a day. helping protect your business, is our business. adt. always there. ♪ >>> good morning, i'm wolf blitzer in washington. welcome back to our special edition of cnn "newsroom." south africans are in mourpging today as they grieve the death and honor the life and legacy of nelson mandela. here is the arc archbishop shopped desmond tutu just a few minutes ago. >> he listened and empathized with others. and restored other's faith in africa and africans. >> outside mandela's home, today south african children marched and sang all in tribute to the country's first black president. in johannesburg, people chanting and dancing joining in the ceremonial homecoming of the man they called madiba. from johannesburg to washington and way beyond, people a
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